Wessex Water acquires auto-switch company Flipper

Wessex Water has acquired auto-switch company Flipper.
David Elliott, Wessex Water Group director of strategy and new markets, said: “Both Wessex Water and Flipper have the same vision to ensure customers are provided with excellent and affordable services. He added, “We have exciting plans for further developing Flipper that ensures customers don’t overpay for utility services.”
Nigel Evans, chairman of Flipper, welcomed the deal and added: “Today marks a major milestone for Flipper and a huge vote of confidence in our innovative and disruptive business model to transform the energy market.
“Under the deal, Wessex Water has committed to invest significantly in the business. This will enable us to rapidly grow customer numbers in energy.
“We will also look to respond to the feedback from Flipper customers and expand our automated switching service to other household bills.”
Wessex Water’s businesses include Wessex Water Services Limited, a regional water and sewerage business serving 2.8 million customers across the south west of England.
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